Department of «Foreign languages»
The Department of «Germanic languages and Methods of teaching the Germanic languages» was formed in 2008 by joining up the departments of « The English language» and « The German language». In structure of Philological Faculty of Zhambyl Pedagogical Institute the Department of «The English language» was introduced in 1967.
On August 28, 2012 by the decision of the Academic Council of the Institute the Department was renamed into «Foreign languages» . At present the Foreign languages Department is headed by Akshalov Bekkeldy Kiyalbekovich, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences. He is an author of 20 scientific articles, 3 scientific-methodical and 6 methodical manuals. The supervisor of the scientific work of the Department is Kim Olga Vasilyevna, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, associate Professor.
The training of students of specialities “Foreign language: two foreign languages” and “Translation studies” is made by highly qualified specialists of the department: Molchanova R.R., Kim R.M., Akhmetova M.K., Cherkassova O.L. The teaching staff of the Department constantly take part in scientific conferences of Universities, publish their scientific works .
The goal and objectives of foreign languages teaching in the University is providing with the possibility of effective communication in the sphere of professional activity; is learning a foreign language as a means of communication through the formation of the students ' speaking skills.
For the implementation of the goals and objectives the Department conducts work and maintains relations with international organizations such as the Goethe - Institute ( Munich city, Germany) specializing in the field of training of German teachers for secondary schools; with the German Academic Service of an exchange of students and teachers ( Bonn city, Germany); with the International Association for Reading and Kazakhstan Association of Reading.
The Fund of Regional educational-methodical centre of the Department is annually replenished by educational-methodical manuals, artistic literature; materials on the Regional Geography, periodicals, audio and video materials. The main task of the center is to provide the teachers of high schools and teachers of schools of the city and oblast with methodological assistance. Services are available to all who is interested in the German, English, Korean, Chinese and Turkish languages.